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The Essentials

Call Letters: WVPE
Frequency: 88.1fm
City of License: Elkhart
Metro(s): South Bend
Power: 11,000 watts @ 499 feet (Class B)
Format: News/Talk/Jazz
Address: 2424 California Road, Elkhart, IN 46514-1295
Phone: 574.262.5660
Ownership: Elkhart Community Schools Corp.
Web Presence: http://www.wvpe.org

Station Personnel

Current

GM: Anthony Hunt (From GM at WBST)
Chief Engineer: Bob Henning
OM: Claudia Russell
PD: Bob Henning (2015 - Current)
Promotions Manager: Marcie Gamble
Mornings: Morning Edition (5am - 10am)
Mornings: Michael Linville (5am - 10am) (Local Host)
Late Mornings: Diane Rehm (10am - 12pm)
Early Afternoons: Here and Now (12pm - 2pm)
Early Afternoons: To The Point (2pm - 3pm) (Monday through Thursday)
Early Afternoons: Fresh Air (3pm - 4pm) (Monday through Thursday)
Early Afternoons: Science Friday (Friday 2pm - 4pm)
Afternoons: All Things Considered (4pm - 6:30pm)
Afternoons: Tony Krabill (4pm - 6:30pm) (Local Host)
Early Evenings: Marketplace (6:30pm - 7pm)
Early Evenings: Beale Street Caravan (Monday 7pm - 8pm)
Early Evenings: Jazz from Lincoln Center (Tuesday 7pm - 8pm)
Early Evenings: Jazz Set (Wednesday 7pm - 8pm)
Early Evenings: 12th Street Jump (Thursday 7pm - 8pm)
Early Evenings: Special Programming (Friday 7pm - 8pm)
Nights: Bob Parlocha ("Jazz with Bob Parlocha") (8pm - 12am)
Overnights: BBC World Service (12am - 5am)
Weekends: BBC World Service (Saturday 12am - 5am)
Weekends: City Arts and Lectures (Saturday 5am - 6am)
Weekends: Sound Medicine (Saturday 6am - 7am)
Weekends: On the Media (Saturday 7am - 8am)
Weekends: Weekend Edition (Saturday 8am - 10am)
Weekends: Car Talk (Saturday 10am - 11am)
Weekends: Wait wait...Don't Tell Me! (Saturday 11am - 12pm)
Weekends: The Splendid Table (Saturday 12pm - 1pm)
Weekends: Blues Revue (Saturday 1pm - 4pm)
Weekends: This American Life (Saturday 4pm - 5pm)
Weekends: All Things Considered (Saturday 5pm - 6pm)
Weekends: A Prairie Home Companion (Saturday 6pm - 8pm)
Weekends: Wiretap (Saturday 8pm - 9pm)
Weekends: Lee Burdorf ("Jazz By the Border") (Saturday 9pm - 12am)
Weekends: BBC World Service (Sunday 12am - 5am)
Weekends: Humankind (Sunday 5am - 6am)
Weekends: On Being (Sunday 6am - 7am)
Weekends: Big Picture Science (Sunday 7am - 8am)
Weekends: Weekend Edition (Sunday 8am - 10am)
Weekends: A Prairie Home Companion (Sunday 10am - 12pm)
Weekends: Car Talk (Sunday 12pm - 1pm)
Weekends: Blues Revue (Sunday 1pm - 4pm)
Weekends: Le Show (Sunday 4pm - 5pm)
Weekends: All Things Considered (Sunday 5pm - 6pm)
Weekends: The Dinner Party (Sunday 6pm - 7pm)
Weekends: Al Kniola ("The Back Porch") (Sunday 7pm - 11pm)
Weekends: Norm Mast ("The Back Porch") (Sunday 7pm - 11pm)
Weekends: The Thistle and Shamrock (Sunday 11pm - 12am)

Former

GM: Tim Eby (? - May 27, 2004) (Now station manager at KWMU in St. Louis, Missouri)
PD: Joan Swanson
PD: Lee Burdorf (From newsperson at WOWO(AM)) (Now retired)
Mornings: Tony Krabill
Mornings: Jason White (January 2, 2002 - July 2003) (From weekends/news anchor at WSBT; News Director: September 2000 - August 2001) (Now out of radio)
Early Afternoons: Day to Day (12pm - 1pm)
Afternoons: Talk of the Nation (2pm - 4pm)

Station History

WVPE signed on in May 1972.


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